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Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Photograph

Street Cleaner

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Street cleaner cleaning a street. A man and boy stand on the opposite sidewalk watching. Another street cleaner is on the left. Perhaps in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Sewing Group

Date: 1964-05-31 

Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elevated view of intersection of the Janesville Plank Road and North Cape Road at Hales Corners, also showing Schubrino's Saloon. The Janesville road, som...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee River from Walker's Point Bridge.

Date: 1971-06-23 

Description: This speed increaser, a component of a generator drive, was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption read...

Date: 1916-11-01 ca.

Description: Pavilion and riverbank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Pavilion Kosciusko Park".

Photograph

West Water Street

Date:  

Description: View up West Water Street from Grand Avenue with street cars.

Date: 1936-03 ca.

Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jacob George Laubenheimer, Milwaukee chief of police.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Franklin Lawrence Weyenberg, Milwaukee company president and treasurer.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men working on cream separator parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand on a sidewalk in front of a theater. The sign above the theater reads "Scenes of the World on Land and Sea, Admission 5 cents". The signs...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Rear view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue showing the kitchen lean-to. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Isaiah Pyant, C.I.O. union member, and his wife sitting on a couch in their home. They are smiling and relaxed and a print of a bouquet hangs on the wall b...

Photograph

Richard W. Houghton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Richard W. Houghton, Milwaukee lumberman and realtor.

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